Douglass C. North
|Died||November 23, 2015 (aged 95)|
Benzonia, Michigan, U.S.
|Institution||Washington University in St. Louis|
University of Washington
|New institutional economics|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Economics (1993)|
In the words of the Nobel Committee, North and Robert Fogel were awarded the prize "for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change."
North was born on November 5, 1920 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He studied at Washington University in St. Louis, and Stanford University, at the University of Washington, and at Cambridge University. North has three sons from a failed marriage.
- Such as Peter Agre, Nadine Gordimer, Yuan T. Lee, Elinor Ostrom, Werner Arber, David Gross, James Mirrlees, Carlo Rubbia, Paul J. Crutzen, Mario J. Molina, Amartya Sen, Peter Doherty (scientist), Walter Kohn, John Sulston, Murray Gell-Mann, Harold Kroto, Douglas Osheroff, Muhammad Yunus
- "Stockholm Memorandum," Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine Nobel-cause.de, 2011
- North's Profile Archived 2008-08-28 at the Wayback Machine, Hoover Institution
- "Douglass C. North, Maverick Economist and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 95". New York Times.com. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
- 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics Archived 2001-12-17 at the Wayback Machine
- CNISS Archived 2009-02-11 at the Wayback Machine
- Hoover Institution homepage
- Douglass C. North – Autobiography
- http://www.getcited.org/pub/101883793 Archived 2012-03-18 at the Wayback Machine